How prepared are you?
Most people are not very well prepared when it comes to a job search.
In fact, most people are not prepared for many of life’s unexpected events.
Some you can’t be prepared for. Others you can.
It’s important to remember, as with many things in life you can’t always succeed alone.
Always give more than you receive and help others whenever you can.
If you are helpful to others they will naturally want to help in return. This is not necessarily the same as networking because you are reaching out to help first.
Meet new people and make connections.
If you lost your job tomorrow, do you know who you would contact to help you find a new position?
If you don’t, make a list. Then start nurturing the relationships now before you need them.
“The biggest OpenPOWER Summit user news was that Google confirmed that it has deployed the “Zaius” platform into its datacenters for production workloads.” If it’s good enough for Google, then it’s good enough for IBM i shops. This article also covers just how popular POWER9 is among the top retailers, insurance companies, telcos and banks.
Back in December of 2017, Bart Sano, vice president of Google Platforms, praised “IBM’s progress in the development of the latest POWER technology”.
Think about it. How many of us like to work with, let alone, be around people that are unpleasant. Most of us do not. Here is a short interview podcast, from Wharton with author, David DeSteno as he talks about his new book, “Emotional Success, The Power of Gratitude, Compassion and Pride.
It’s not rocket science. You can have all the perks and benefits but if you treat employees poorly, they will still leave.
This article is proof that technology innovation and leadership are linked. Think about the IBM i community as you read this article. Is it prepared for the future? With AI, Machine Learning, IoT and Data Analytics the way we do business is changing.
“Are you a leader or aspire to be one? Over the course of my career, I’ve figured out that leadership isn’t something that is “bestowed” upon you by your title or function; it’s something you earn by your actions.”
When it comes to young people in 2018, what could be more fun than the hottest mobile app or video game? For more than 17,000 of them, it’s the mainframe computer.
Here is more evidence it might be wise to add Node.js to your skillset. IT Jungle, writes, “IBM i shops that want to get into Node.js development but lack the technical know-how to work with the language may be interested in a new professional service unveiled by Profound Logic.”
“Enterprise resource planning (ERP) continues to be a mainstay of corporate IT, providing the backbone for a variety of business processes including finance, human resources, procurement, and services.” So the decision to move to the cloud brings a new thought process.
“In recent years, for example, we’ve seen waves of ransomware attacks in healthcare and large-scale customer data breaches in technology. So, this trend begs the question, who’s next?”
We are starting to see more and more applications for AI across a broad spectrum of industries. The reality is, there is no turning back. AI is here to stay and the faster businesses can see the value of AI the better.
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